These gluten-free buckwheat flour brownies are fudgy and chocolatey. They really call for a tall glass of ice-cold milk. In the big wide world of brownie recipes, you have three texture options: chewy, cakey or fudgy. These brownies are fudgy!
And in my opinion, fudgy really is the best brownie texture. Geoff was obsessed with these and single-handedly ate half the pan. I love that they are naturally sweetened with coconut sugar and naturally gluten-free. Buckwheat flour has no gluten! You should also try these Buckwheat Banana Muffins if you're on a buckwheat flour kick!
Get Creative! Here are some delicious brownie add ins:
- Nut butter swirl
6 tablespoon peanut butter
2 tablespoon maple syrup
Pinch of salt
- Cream cheese swirl
- Various nuts: walnuts, pecans, peanuts
- Peppermint extract (1 tsp)
- Crushed pretzels
- Top them with chocolate icing
- Flakey salt
- Nutella swirl
- Jam swirl
Gluten-Free Buckwheat Flour Brownie Recipe Notes
Health benefits of buckwheat flour.
Buckwheat flour is very nutritious! Buckwheat is higher in protein and fibre than all-purpose flour or even oat flour. 1 cup of buckwheat flour contains 15 grams of protein and 12 grams of fibre according to (Nutritional Value). It contains good amounts of potassium, magnesium and B vitamins. It’s naturally gluten-free and typically easier for most individuals to digest.
Is buckwheat flour gluten free?
Yes, buckwheat flour is gluten-free. Surprisingly, buckwheat is closely related to the rhubarb plant. Buckwheat is not a grain at all!
Where can I buy buckwheat flour?
Buckwheat flour can be purchased at most major grocery stores (typically found in the health or gluten-free section) I purchased “Bob’s Red Mill” Buckwheat flour at my local grocery store. If you can’t find it locally you could order it online from the Bob’s Red Mill website or find it at a specialty health food store.
How to Make Gluten-Free Buckwheat Flour Brownies
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and prepare a 8x8 pan by lining with parchment paper or brushing with butter.
In a small bowl, stir together buckwheat flour, unsweetened cocoa powder and salt.
In a medium saucepan, melt butter and 1 cup of chocolate chips together. In a medium-size bowl, whisk eggs and coconut sugar together and add in the melted butter and chocolate when it has cooled slightly.
Combine dry ingredients to wet ingredients and stir until no dry clumps remain. Stir in ½ cup of chocolate chips.
Pour brownie batter into the prepared 8x8 pan.
Bake for 35-40 minutes until the middle is set and a toothpick comes out clean.
My favourite way to have brownies is with a nut or seed butter swirl. These brownies are delicious with tahini. To add a swirl: In a small bowl stir together 6 tablespoon of tahini, 2 tablespoon maple syrup and a pinch of salt. Drop 6 equally placed dollops of the tahini mixture on the brownie batter.
Using a chopstick or a thin utensil, slowly swirl the tahini mixture around to create a beautiful swirl pattern on the brownies.
More Recipes to Enjoy Around the Table
- Buckwheat Crepe Recipe
- Black Bean Brownies
- Chocolate Buckwheat Crepes with Chocolate Cream Cheese Filling
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Gluten-Free Buckwheat Flour Brownie Recipe
Gluten-Free Buckwheat Flour Brownies
- 8x8 Baking Pan
- ½ cup buckwheat flour
- ½ teaspoon sea salt
- 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
- ½ cup chocolate chips
- 1 cup melted butter
- 1 cup chocolate chips to melt
- 2 large eggs at room temperature
- 1 cup coconut sugar
- ¼ cup brewed coffee
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and prepare a 8x8 pan by lining with parchment paper or brushing with butter.
- In a small bowl, stir together buckwheat flour, unsweetened cocoa powder and salt.
- In a medium saucepan, melt butter and 1 cup of chocolate chips together.
- In a medium size bowl, whisk eggs and coconut sugar together and add in the melted butter and chocolate when it has cooled slightly.
- Combine dry ingredients to wet ingredients and stir until no dry clumps remain. Stir in ½ cup of chocolate chips.
- Pour brownie batter into the prepared 8x8 pan. Bake for 35-40 minutes until the middle is set and a toothpick comes out clean.
Before You Go
If you make these buckwheat brownies please leave a comment and give this recipe a rating! I aim to respond to every single comment. I am so grateful when you trust me and try one of my recipe creations in your own kitchen. I love to hear how it went! Let’s connect on Instagram and tag me in your food pics!
‘Til next time,
Christy Faber says
Thank you for trying it!
I have never baked with buckwheat before. This recipe is definitely an inspiration to remedy that situation!
These brownies were absolutely perfect! I love buckwheat anything and these did not disappoint!
Christy Faber says
So glad to hear it!
Thanks for sharing a healthier brownie recipe...can't wait to try it!
Christy Faber says
Hope you love them!
Mmmmmm! So nice to have a gluten free option that tastes great!
Christy Faber says
It's good to have a tasty gluten free brownie recipe up your sleeve!
Valery Brown says
There is nothing like biting into a brownie and knowing you can eat three more and still feel fantastic! Thank you for this recipe which provides option to so many !
They look absolutely incredible!
I love all your recipes!
Amy Carlson Miesel says
Thank you for this recipe! I made a larger batch in a 9x12 pan, adding 1/2 each minced zucchinni and chopped walnuts. Due to a pantry shortage, in the dry ingredients I used 1/2 c. chocolate chips, 1/4 c. white chocolate chips, and a bit extra cocoa. As soon as the brownies finished baking, I sprinkled flaked salt atop them. I call them the Best Damn Brownies; I'm sending them in a care package, and hoping they wil be a small blessing. (Mixed messages here, I know. Why be simple?)
Anyway, thank you again for the recipe. I plan on baking these again, with my modifications, planned and unplanned included.
These brownies look amazing! Buckwheat flour has always been my go-to gluten-free flour, it always works so well! Can't wait to make these.
Erica Leigh says
Thanks for sharing this recipe this is a great gf brownie recipe. I have made many gf ones in the past but never tried doing one with buckwheat. I really loved this one the coffee add was great! Will definitly be making it again.
This recipe was so good and I will be making it again soon. I have never used buckwheat in a brownie before.
These are so incredibly fudgy and delicious! No need for gluten, that's for sure! My kids absolutely loved them!
OH I love this! I love that its gluten-free...cannot wait to give it a try. The buckwheat adds such a nice flavor to these I'm sure.
These brownies were so good. I am already planning on making them again next weekend with the kids.
Hayley Dhanecha says
I use buckwheat flour in my cooking a lot, but never tried baking brownies with it, your recipe sounds so delicious and doable. Can't wait to bake over the weekend for my baby brother's birthday 🙂
Leah Sugarman says
These came out perfectly. The addition of the tahini swirl was so pretty and delicious.
Tastes great!!! I forgot to add oat milk (instead of cold brew)… so don’t make my mistake, lol. They’re a little sandy from my mistake, but we still love them and will try again!
Wayne W. says
Made these tonight. Discovered some buckwheat flour that needed to be used. Doubled the cocoa powder and added 2 Tbsp of espresso powder.
Must stop typing now. The drool and chocolate are ruining my keyboard.